Courses & Units

Data Analysis and Management BMA418

Hobart

Note:

This unit is also available to students enrolled in X5A Graduate Certificate in Research.

Introduction

This unit explores, practically, the management and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. Seminars and practical sessions explore the principles and practices of organising and analysing data using software support. The qualitative component explores computer-supported analysis using NVivo. Topics include data formatting, coding, developing and refining node (data category) systems, auditing analytical processes, developing research conclusions, and reporting research methods and results. The quantitative component explores computer supported analysis using SPSS.

Topics include creating and formatting data sets, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, developing research conclusions, and reporting research methods and results.

Summary

Unit name Data Analysis and Management
Unit code BMA418
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
TSBE
Discipline Management
Coordinator

Dr Megan Woods

Teaching staff

Dr Megan Woods

Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Winter school On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Winter school 4/6/2018 13/6/2018 25/6/2018 15/7/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,168.00 020303

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Pre-requisite
Management and Tourism Honours candidates: BMA401 Research Methods in Management; 
Grad. Cert. in Research candidates: an equivalent unit in research methods (at Honours or postgraduate level).

Anti-requisite (mutual exclusion)
BMA417

Prerequisites

BMA401 or BFA410 for Honours students or enrolment in X5A Graduate Certificate in Research

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

BMA417

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Delivery over two three-day teaching blocks.

Assessment

Please see the unit outline for details.

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Textbooks

Required

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